Yes Yes Okay Okay

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All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
With Yes Yes Okay Okay, Graves -- the nom de rock for Portland, Oregon-based singer/songwriter Greg Olin -- has concocted an ideal set for indie rock fans seeking sounds to decompress with. Subtle and satisfying, the disc boasts inventive, holistic songcraft masked as gentle background music. Steeped in nylon guitar and adding elements like trumpet and piano -- courtesy of collaborators on loan from Norfolk & Western and Desert City Soundtrack among others -- these ten succinct songs range from the evocative "End Love" to the glistening "Connection Time." The latter is so capably structured Olin even re-does it in French as the wisely titled "French Connection ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John D. Luerssen
With Yes Yes Okay Okay, Graves -- the nom de rock for Portland, Oregon-based singer/songwriter Greg Olin -- has concocted an ideal set for indie rock fans seeking sounds to decompress with. Subtle and satisfying, the disc boasts inventive, holistic songcraft masked as gentle background music. Steeped in nylon guitar and adding elements like trumpet and piano -- courtesy of collaborators on loan from Norfolk & Western and Desert City Soundtrack among others -- these ten succinct songs range from the evocative "End Love" to the glistening "Connection Time." The latter is so capably structured Olin even re-does it in French as the wisely titled "French Connection Time" to close the set. Horn enthusiasts will delight in the trumpet-steered "Headphone Brigade," but Olin -- whose vocals often resemble Mark Eitzel's -- rarely sags as the delightful Yes Yes Okay Okay unfolds. Highly recommended.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/3/2004
  • Label: Hush Records
  • UPC: 751937251224
  • Catalog Number: 46
  • Sales rank: 322,212

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Graves Primary Artist
Dave Longstreth Group Member
Cory Gray Group Member
James Adair Group Member
Erick Messler Group Member
Technical Credits
Greg Olin Composer
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